Purpose & meaning in the 2020s, insightful podcasts on Bitcoin, and taking Vitamin D seriously
In this newsletter I talk about this week's podcast, recent interviews on Web 3, and a wake-up call regarding Vitamin D.
Product excellence, PayPal's crypto play, and what to do with social media
In this newsletter I talk about this week's podcast, PayPal's decision to allow merchants to accept cryptocurrencies, and my random thoughts on social media.
B2B Sales, NFTs, and PEG
In this newsletter I talk about this week's podcast, Non-Fungible Tokens, and Polyethylene Glycol.
Broker chains and blockchains
In this newsletter I talk about my recent podcast episode, and a couple blockchain-related resources that I recommend
Brokering trust, bringing transparency into medical supply sales, and distributing COVID-19 rapid antigen & antibody tests :: with Susie Kataoka and Norris Liu
In this episode of Ventures, my guests Susie Kataoka (https://www.linkedin.com/in/susiekataoka/), Norris Liu (https://www.linkedin.com/in/thenorrisliu/), and I discuss the origin story of Zebra Health, the work they are doing to bring transparency to the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) global market, starting a joint venture between their startups, distributing rapid antigen and antibody tests for COVID-19, and aspiring toward blockchain/Web 3.0 opportunities for any marketplace that involves brokering trust.
Technology leadership at different stages of a growing company, a closer look at COVID-19 antibodies, and three bags for cryptocurrency trading
A newsletter about this week's podcast, rapid antibody tests, and crypto trading.
Cybersecurity, 5G, extraterritoriality, and the dynamic negotiation of trust :: with Tony Rutkowski, Sol Cates, and Tony Sager
In this week’s episode of Ventures, my guests Tony Rutkowski (http://www.circleid.com/members/6809/), Sol Cates (https://www.linkedin.com/in/sol-cates-649736/), Tony Sager (https://www.cisecurity.org/) and I extend last week’s conversation about cybersecurity and Web 3.0. We dive into topics related to international data controls, entrepreneurship in a global landscape, 5G, SSL certificates, and the evolving definition of trust.
The history of cybersecurity & the Internet, and lessons for the Web 3.0 generation :: with Tony Sager and Sol Cates
In this episode of Ventures, my guests Tony Sager (https://www.cisecurity.org/), Sol Cates (https://twitter.com/solcates), and I discuss Tony’s journey through the National Security Agency during the cold war and dawn of the Internet. We talk about how Sol and Tony crossed paths, and how cybersecurity has evolved over the past 50 years, and how the Web 3.0 generation can (and should) learn from the Web 1.0 generation.
TikTok won Web 2.0
In this week's newsletter I discuss my podcast with Jed Collins and the need for ushering in the Web 3.0 era.
Virtual Identities, Dream Thinking, and Human Flourishing in the Web 3.0 era :: with Joel Fariss
In this episode of Ventures, Joel Fariss (https://joelfariss.com; a design research and strategic futures associate at Gensler) and I continue our conversation from Episode 21 and explore the implications of self-defined virtual identities and data stores as it relates to innovation, human progress, Dream Thinking, and Web 3.0.
Taking back the Internet, more promising vaccine data, luciferase, and an idea about opt-in discussions on Satchel
In this newsletter I discuss my podcast episode this week with Andy Cronk, Moderna's vaccine, an interesting laboratory technique, and a better signal-to-noice UX that I'm thinking about and could help refining.
Taking back the Internet: Blockchains, Privacy, Web 3.0, and Figment.io :: with Andrew Cronk
In this episode of Ventures, my guest Andrew Cronk (Co-Founder, Figment.io) and I discuss practical ways to engage with the Web 3.0 stack, how to keep up with information in the blockchain space, how to learn and teach others about crypto technologies, and where everyone is going to be storing and sharing baby photos in the future.
Blockchains, vaccines, and a promising future
In this newsletter I discuss this week's podcast on blockchains, and the great news from Pfizer and BioNTech regarding their vaccine.
What’s up with Blockchain? Web 3.0, DeFi, and scaling trust :: with Spencer Graham and Tony Little
In this episode of Ventures, I discuss with my guests Spencer Graham (https://twitter.com/spengrah) and Tony Little (https://twitter.com/DrTonyLittle) the past, present, and future of blockchain technologies and Web 3.0.
Emerging technology, startup funding, and books for entrepreneurs :: with John Biggs
My guest this week (John Biggs, https://twitter.com/johnbiggs, https://www.linkedin.com/in/johndbiggs/) is an entrepreneur, writer, and technologist. He was the east coast editor at TechCrunch for fifteen years, was an editor at Coindesk, and is currently the Editor in Chief at Gizmodo. In this conversation we dive into a wide range of topics including 5G, the future of work, blockchains, recommended books, John’s entrepreneurial ventures, his new book (Get Funded), previous books (https://johnbiggsbooks.com/), and practical advice for entrepreneurs.